Mumbai: From increasing exports to accelerating food processing, to increasing efficiency in farm, are usually considered as enablers to double farmer’s income. But none of this will be possible unless you have a mechanism to maximise the nutritional value of agricultural output, and minimise losses as well.
New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said it is not possible to double farmers’ income by 2022 until the agricultural growth is 12 per cent. “The government says farmers’ income will be doubled by 2022. But it’s not possible until the agricultural growth is 12 per cent. Until we achieve that … It is just a hollow assurance,” Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad quoted Singh as saying after a
BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Sunday, gave a presentation on the blueprint for doubling of farmers’ income in five years at the meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Ayog at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by PM Narendra Modi and was attended by the chief ministers of almost all the states.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday strongly defended his government’s ambitious promise to double farmers’ income in five years, that was doubted by the opposition.